10 Aug 2019

Jason Sosa stops Rhodes, Adan Gonzales upsets 2x Gold Medalist Ramirez

Former super featherweight world champion Jason Sosa (23-3-4, 16 KOs) scored a seven-round technical knockout of Haskell Lydell Rhodes (27-4-1, 13 KOs) on Saturday night at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia. Sosa dropped Rhodes twice in round five with many believing the fight would end there, but Rhodes survived into

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20 Jul 2019

Caleb Plant stops Mike Lee in three, Efe Ajagba wins

IBF super middleweight world champion Caleb Plant (19-0, 11 KOs) handed out a one-sided beatdown to Mike Lee (21-1, 11 KOs) over the course of three rounds in his first world title defense on Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Plant dropped Lee in round one

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12 Jul 2019

Shakur Stevenson, the boogeyman without a belt

Shakur Stevenson is the boogeyman without a belt. Shakur Stevenson looks and plays the part of one of these once-in-a-generation type fighters, and now he is not just living up to the billing, other fighters are proving it.  You might ask how? Well, they won’t fight him, that is without

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21 May 2019

Jamel Herring looks to bring belt back to Marines on Memorial Day

Jamel Herring is a 2012 U.S. Olympian and a Marine, one who enlisted months after the tragic events of 9/11 that re-shaped the modern era of America. Outside of Herring making a threat towards me on the internet (which was pretty amusing and funny), Herring is generally regarded as a

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09 May 2019

Why this Saturday we find out how good Emmanuel Navarrete is?

WBO super bantamweight world champion Emmanuel Navarrete (26-1 22KOs) was largely unknown last December, somewhat assumed by most to be a stay busy fight for then-champion Isaac Dogboe (20-1 14KOs), who seemed to have star written all over him. No one informed Navarrete though. Navarrete soundly outboxed Dogboe, who looked

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02 Apr 2019

Berchelt vs Vargas II set for May 11th

Miguel “El Alacran” Berchelt and Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas waged pugilistic war once before. The Mexican warriors, two-plus years removed from their breathtaking battle, are set to do it again. Berchelt, who snagged Vargas’ WBC super featherweight title via 11th-round knockout in January 2017, will make the fifth defense of

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15 Mar 2019

“The Nail” and “Mean Machine” hit Philly on March 30th

The Nail and the Mean Machine are ready for their South Philly close-up. WBC and lineal light heavyweight champion Oleksandr “The Nail” Gvozdyk will make the first defense of his world title against Doudou Ngumbu on Saturday, March 30 at the 2300 Arena. In the 10-round co-feature, Gvozdyk’s stablemate, top

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18 Feb 2019

Tyson Fury now to fight on ESPN

Tyson Fury, one of the world’s most dynamic and popular heavyweight boxers, and Hall of Fame promoter Frank Warren are joining forces with Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum’s Top Rank. The agreement will mean that Fury will be a headline part of the boxing lineup under the historic, long-term Top Rank

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31 Jan 2019

Sergey Kovalev: I will get my belts back…last time I ran out of gas

Their first fight ended with a dramatic knockout that shook up the Atlantic City Boardwalk. The rematch between Eleider “Storm” Alvarez (24-0, 12 KOs) and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (32-3-1, 28 KOs) will bring two of the light heavyweight division’s biggest names to The Star. Alvarez will defend his WBO light

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31 Jan 2019

Top Rank stars visit Frisco Family YMCA ahead of boxing weekend

Three days before Super Saturday kicks off at Ford Center at the Star, four of boxing’s biggest stars — WBO featherweight world champion Oscar Valdez, WBO light heavyweight world champion Eleider Alvarez, 2018 Prospect of the Year Teofimo Lopez, and top lightweight contender Richard Commey — took time out of their fight week

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